"Smart Card Removal Policy - certprop.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Smart Card Removal Policy" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Smart Card Removal Policy" service related to certprop.dll?

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A

"Smart Card Removal Policy" is a Windows 8 service that Allows the system to be configured to lock the user desktop upon smart card removal. "Smart Card Removal Policy" service is provided by certprop.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Smart Card Removal Policy" service:

Service name: SCPolicySvc
Display name: Smart Card Removal Policy
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: {RpcSs}

"Smart Card Removal Policy" service is provided by a program called: certprop.dll:

Name: certprop.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\certprop.dll
Description: Microsoft Smartcard Certificate 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 149504 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:05:16 AM UTC

Disabling "Smart Card Removal Policy" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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